Sociology Reference Guide: Population & Urbanization, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834781
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834780
  • DDC: 304.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 99 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers a comprehensive overview of sociology as it applies to population and urbanization. Introducing these topics are essays that highlight demography and the different trends in population growth. The volume then takes an in-depth look at the urban population tendencies before concluding with an outline of the main urban sociology schools.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Demography in Sociology.
2: Industrialization: Demographic Transition Theory.
3: Trends in Global Population Growth.
4: Malthus & Population Growth.
5: Population & Stratification.
6: Post-Industrial Growth of U.S. Cities.
7: The City & the Industrial Revolution.
8: Gemeinschaft & Gesellschaft.
9: Gentrification: A Tangled Web of Cause & Effect.
10: The Megalopolis.
11: The Chicago School of Sociology.
12: Robert Park & Urban Ecology.
13: U.S. Urban Political Economy.